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Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders Annual Report 2006 - Somalia

Publisher International Federation for Human Rights
Publication Date 14 March 2007
Cite as International Federation for Human Rights, Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders Annual Report 2006 - Somalia, 14 March 2007, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/48747cd639.html [accessed 31 August 2014]
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Arbitrary arrest of Mr. Abdi Farah Mohamed82

On May 29, 2006, Mr. Abdi Farah Mohamed, regional coordinator of the Peace and Human Rights Network (PHRN) in the Puntland regional state, was arrested after he called for the organisation of a civil society demonstration for peace when fighting resumed in Mogadishu.

Mr. Farah Mohamed was released on parole after two days in detention. As of the end of 2006, no additional information had been made available as to any potential charges against him.


[Refworld note: This report as posted on the FIDH website (www.fidh.org) was in pdf format with country chapters run together by region. Footnote numbers have been retained here, so do not necessarily begin at 1.]

82. See East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP).

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